How to use Sedative in a sentence
It causes some pain, so that a sedative should be added.
Sean was supposed to serve her dessert laced with a sedative, so they could drug her and take her back to the station for questioning.
The sedative effect of lead lotion in pruritus is well known.
In whooping-cough, when a sedative is required but a stimulant is also indicated, ammonium bromide is often invaluable.
In some cases a mild sedative might be given to help the person sleep.Advertisement
While water containing much saline matter, and more especially water containing free carbonic acid, has a very stimulating action upon the skin, mud has a sedative effect, so that in a mud-bath one feels a pleasant soothing sensation as if bathing in cream.
They are very astringent, haemostatic and sedative; the strong solution of the subacetate is powerfully caustic and is rarely used undiluted.
Thus in the eye and ear, lotions containing an antiseptic, a sedative and an astringent are very generally used.
Hence bromide of potassium - or bromide of sodium, which is possibly somewhat safer still though not quite so certain in its action - is used as a hypnotic, as the standard anaphrodisiac, as a sedative in mania and all forms of morbid mental excitement, and in hyperaesthesia of all kinds.
In the form of extract or tincture it is a valuable remedy in the hands of a medical man, either as an anodyne, a hypnotic or a sedative.Advertisement
Irritation of sensory nerves tends to cause contraction of the vessels, and to raise the blood pressure, and where pain is ffi, present opium or morphine is the most efficient sedative.
The elderly are particularly vulnerable to the sedative effects of these drugs.
Pharmacies stock sleep aids that contain sedative antihistamines or herbal remedies.
For patients on other sedative drugs, including benzodiazepines or alcohol, the starting dose should not be more than 20 mg daily.
It's made from parts of the cannabis plant, which is a sedative and mild hallucinogen.Advertisement
For example searching for sedative histamine will not find any SPCs or PILs containing the words sedating histamine.
No waiting for doctors if you have a central acting analgesic action of these M1 is used to treat or sedative hypnotics.
Strangely, if a cat actually eats the catnip it will likely act as a sedative as opposed to giving the kitty a high.
This assists your brain to produce a chemical called melatonin, a natural sedative.
Thalidomide was developed in the 1950s in Germany, first as a sedative and then widely used as a pill to ease morning sickness.Advertisement
On 16 April a Dr. Hopkins was called who prescribed a sedative.
For children aged over two, you may be offered a stronger sedative or a general anesthetic.
During the procedure, the doctor applies a topical anesthetic or injects a local numbing agent into the soft palate, and may offer the patient a mild sedative if anxiety about the procedure is troublesome.
Effervescent soda water is a mild gastric sedative.
Given internally, atropine does not exert any appreciable sedative action upon the nerves of pain.Advertisement
Taking too much of a sedative drug can lead to a fatal overdose.
She had lost consciousness before they could administer a sedative.
Charlotte is currently not receiving any sedative or regular analgesic medication.
The vet still wont examine him without us giving a little dog sedative.
It is possible to have a slight sedative to help you relax.Advertisement
An intravenous sedative will be given to make you more comfortable during the test.
The milky fluid in the stem of lettuce contains a natural sedative hence the traditional recipe for lettuce tea.
The medicos had to use a powerful sedative to quiet her.
Another well-known Mercury ruled planet, Valerian, has been used as a nerve sedative for centuries.
Various sedative drugs can reduce the severity of vertigo during attacks.Advertisement
Infuse dried flowers for a calming sedative tisane, an antiseptic cleanser and a hair rinse, or crush them for a soothing poultice.
The sedative in the rag works quickly and she slumps unconscious within seconds.
Nitrous Oxide is also a sedative so it can make you feel very woozy and dizzy.
Lead salts are applied as lotions in conditions where a sedative astringent effect is desired, as in weeping eczema; in many varieties of chronic ulceration; and as an injection for various inflammatory discharges from the vagina, ear and urethra, the Liquor Plumbi Subacetatis Dilutum being the one employed.
His theory of medicine professed to explain the processes of life and disease, and the methods of cure, upon one simple principle - that of the property of" excitability,"in virtue of which the" exciting powers,"defined as being (1) external forces and (2) the functions of the system itself, call forth the vital phenomena" sense, motion, mental function and passion."All exciting powers are stimulant, the apparent debilitating or sedative effect of some being due to a deficiency in the degree of stimulus; so that the final conclusion is that" the whole phenomena of life, health as well as disease, consist in stimulus and nothing else."Brown recognized some diseases as sthenic, others as asthenic, the latter requiring stimulating treatment, the former the reverse; but his practical conclusion was that 97% of all diseases required a" stimulating "treatment.Advertisement
Other sedative or narcotic agents may also be used.
He very rarely gets an attack of epilepsy, which can be easily controlled with a sedative drug injection.
A sedative drug is injected into the hand or arm.
In very high doses, the sedative effect can cause a loss of consciousness.
If possible the shorter acting sedative agents should be used.Advertisement
The labeling on these medicines warning the consumer of potentially sedative effects was also considered.
Because valerian can act as a sedative, you should be careful if you will be driving or using machinery.
Lavender is known for having a light sedative effect, and if you have trouble getting settled down to sleep at night, you may want to consider making a habit of burning these types of candles in the evening before you turn in for the night.
A natural sedative, valerian is effective at lowering blood pressure because it relaxes the muscles surrounding the walls of veins and arteries.
Valerian root, or Valeriana officinalis, is a mild natural sedative that is sometimes used to treat depression and anxiety coupled with insomnia.Advertisement
This is a sedative and can help you with many of your stress symptoms such as headaches, heart palpitations, insomnia, aches and pains and emotional instability.
Skullcap is a sedative and helps treat nerve disorders.
Studies show that while drinking is scientifically a sedative, meaning it depresses body functions, it does create a temporary feeling of inhibition.
The Associated Press reports that Smith, 39, also had levels of chloral hydrate, a sedative that also contributed to actress Marilyn Monroe's death in 1962.
Sometimes a mild sedative prescribed by your veterinarian is just the ticket when travelling with companion dogs.
Alcoholic beverages have a sedative effect for the first few hours, but you are more likely to wake during the night.
Interestingly, alcohol can lead to insomnia, although it is a natural sedative initially.
Hops, an ingredient in beer, has a sedative effect when taken in moderate amounts.
Herbs and other plants may contain natural sedative elements.
The Aztecs used passionflower as a sedative and analgesic.
Its benefits include anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic abilities and soothing and sedative characteristics.
They are classified as sedative hypnotics, working to slow the nervous system, which helps to induce sleep.
Calcium also has a sedative effect on the body.
Foods rich in magnesium will have a natural sedative.
If the child is anxious or uncooperative, a short-acting sedative may be given.
Benzodiazepine-One of a class of drugs that has hypnotic and sedative action, used mainly as tranquilizers to control symptoms of anxiety.
Initially the patient is placed in a dark, quiet room and given a sedative, usually a drug in the benzodiazepine family, through direct injection into a vein (IV) in an effort to reduce muscle spasms.
Children who are susceptible to seizures may be given a sedative medication when the fever first spikes in an attempt to prevent such a seizure.
Benzodiazepine-One of a class of drugs that have a hypnotic and sedative action, used mainly as tranquilizers to control symptoms of anxiety.
The physician typically administers a sedative and anesthetizes the child's throat.
The procedure is essentially painless, but if you are particularly sensitive to pain, a mild oral sedative is provided.
The procedure can be done in less than an hour with a local anesthetic and a sedative.
For the endoscopy, the patient receives a mild sedative, then a small, flexible tube is inserted into the esophagus.
If muscle spasm prevents the jaw from moving back into alignment, a sedative is administered intravenously (IV) to relax the muscles.
Morphine-The principal alkaloid derived from the opium poppy for use as a pain reliever and sedative.
The extreme pain and rapid swelling of the vocal cords - with threatened obstruction to the respiration - that characterize acute laryngitis may often be relieved by the sedative action of this drug upon the circulation.
Fraser proved that by substitution of molecules in certain compounds a stimulant could be converted into a sedative action; thus by the addition of the methyl group CH 2 to the molecule of strychnine, thebaine or brucine, the tetanizing action of these drugs is converted into a paralysing action.
Such a cough is relieved by the sedative action on the central nervous system.
In China it was an old internal remedy for leprosy and struma, and is accredited with stimulant, tonic, sedative, astringent and vulnerary properties.